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Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:25 AM

Phil Plait on the Russian meteorite...

http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2013/02/15/breaking_huge_meteor_explodes_over_russia.html

Posted to counter some of the reporting from really bad CT sites.

Sid

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Reply Phil Plait on the Russian meteorite... (Original post)
SidDithers Feb 2013 OP
FSogol Feb 2013 #1
malaise Feb 2013 #2
Tree-Hugger Feb 2013 #3
SidDithers Feb 2013 #4
Tree-Hugger Feb 2013 #12
KharmaTrain Feb 2013 #5
redqueen Feb 2013 #6
longship Feb 2013 #7
SidDithers Feb 2013 #8
longship Feb 2013 #9
FSogol Feb 2013 #10
SidDithers Feb 2013 #11

Response to SidDithers (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:31 AM

1. Cool, thanks for posting. n/t

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Response to SidDithers (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:33 AM

2. Thanks SidDithers

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Response to SidDithers (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:37 AM

3. Thank you!

I've been trying to calm people down since last night. My feed exploded with people who were freaked out.

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Response to Tree-Hugger (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:39 AM

4. One thread here is reporting this as a "modern Tunguska event"...



Sid

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 10:25 AM

12. People keep saying that

I keep reading, "it's Tunguska all over again. " Sigh. Not even close.

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Response to SidDithers (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:42 AM

5. Ya Haven't Heard???

...that wasn't a meteorite...that was a heat seeking drone headed for Dorner's cabin...

:tinfoil:

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Response to SidDithers (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:42 AM

6. K&R

Thanks for these posts. Phil & Neil are truly awesome at communicating ideas in an accessible and interesting way.

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Response to SidDithers (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:45 AM

7. You mean that it wasn't an inter-dimensional cross-rip?

I am So disappointed! But I remain hopeful that one will occur later today when 2012DA14 arrives.

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Response to longship (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:47 AM

8. I'm just hoping we don't see a return of Gozer the Gozerian...



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Response to SidDithers (Reply #8)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:51 AM

9. However, this morning's hot chocolate could sure use some Sta-Puft Marshmallow Man


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Response to SidDithers (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:53 AM

10. There's a link with some awesome photos in the article

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Response to FSogol (Reply #10)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 10:15 AM

11. Cool...

Thanks for adding it to the thread.



Sid

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